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CROFT QUARRY - 'BLASTING' UPDATE

INFORMATION RECEIVED DIRECTLY FROM AGGREGATE INDUSTRIES:

I am writing with regards to Croft Quarry and demolition of aggregate processing infrastructure.

The Company recognises that the planned demolition that took place on Wednesday 19th August at Croft Quarry has caused disturbance to some residents within the local area and we apologise for the concerns this raised.

Explosives were used in this instance... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Sep 2020 17:33 by Elaine Foxon

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LCC Notification of Planned ROAD CLOSURE 7th October 2020

ADVANCE NOTICE OF A TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER.

A Temporary Traffic Regulation Order (TTRO) is to be made for the following location:

ENDERBY ROAD, THURLASTON

The purpose of the TTRO is to allow BT to provide a safe working zone for works on the overhead cables. The TTRO will incorporate a temporary road closure.

The duration of the restriction is not anticipated to exceed a period of 1 day commencing... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 16:34 by Elaine Foxon

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CROFT QUARRY

Latest update from Alberto Costa MP

Croft Quarry works update

My office has received the below letter from Aggregate Industries to advise of future demolition works taking place this week and next.

I understand that the next demolition work will take place this Thursday afternoon, so just something for constituents to be mindful of.

I know a lot of constituents were concerned about the relatively unannounced... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 16:31 by Elaine Foxon

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COVID 19 - USE OF PLAY EQUIPMENT UPDATE

The Prime Ministers's statement on 23rd June said that from 4th July:

'Most leisure facilities and tourist attractions will reopen if they can do so safely, including outdoor gyms and playgrounds, cinemas, museums, galleries, theme parks and arcades'.

The play equipment within the recreation ground is therefore available for use at 'your own risk' from 4th July 2020 as the Parish Council are not in a... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 14:05 by Elaine Foxon

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COVID-19 Sheilding Update

New Coronavirus Advice for Shielded People

In March those most at risk from Coronavirus were advised to stay at home until the end of June. The Government remain committed to supporting this group as long as they are advised to shield.

From the 1st June guidance was relaxed in line with the latest evidence meaning that shielding individuals could choose to spend time outdoors with members of their immediate... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 26 Jun 2020 13:59 by Elaine Foxon

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Update and Advice from Action Fraud in relation to Corona Virus Scams

* Victims of coronavirus-related scams have lost over £5 million - Friday, 5 June, 2020 *

As of Friday 5th June, sadly a total of £5,341,592 has been reported lost by 2,204 victims of coronavirus-related scams.

Action Fraud also report they have received 11,793 reports of coronavirus-related phishing emails.

To keep this number as low as possible, we want people to be aware of the very simple... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 08 Jun 2020 14:36 by Elaine Foxon

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KEEP YOURSELVES AND YOUR HOME SAFE

KEEP YOURSELVES AND YOUR HOME SAFE

In these unprecedented times, it is essential we remain vigilant and keep not only ourselves safe, but also our homes safe.

Be aware of new faces and walkers in and around the area.

Burglars are often opportunistic thieves.

They seek out any opening that they can take advantage of, specifically doors and windows that are left open or unlocked or are easy to force. Anything of value that they might spot... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 15:22 by Elaine Foxon

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SAFEGUARDING PARTNERSHIP

Posters and leaflets have now been produced for the Safeguarding Partnerships' 'Their door is shut. Ours is open' campaign to encourage the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to be extra vigilant of children's welfare during lockdown and report any concerns they may have.

With mounting pressure on families during the coronavirus lockdown, keeping children safe is our priority.

With households... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 14:18 by Elaine Foxon

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VE Day - Commemorative Event

VE Day - Commemorative Event

This Commemorative event will still be recognised, with you all invited to join in, only in a slightly different way than originally planned.

Full Details can be found within the poster.

Posted: Mon, 04 May 2020 16:08 by Elaine Foxon

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Leicestershire Police - Warning Regarding Fake Bank Letters

The public should be on the lookout for a sophisticated fraud that involves fraudsters sending fake bank letters.

The convincing letters being sent are a replica template from banks and include their logo, address and signature from a customer service representative.

The letter tells recipients that there have been some "unusual transactions" on their personal account or that there is an outstanding... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 01 May 2020 18:23 by Elaine Foxon

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